The longtime chef behind the official Academy Awards afterparty shares a dish that ‘customers ask for’
STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST WITH VODKA SAUCE
4 (8-oz.) skinless, boneless chicken-breast halves
4 slices prosciutto
4 slices provolone cheese
3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Pinch of red pepper flakes 1 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary
2 tbsp. white wine Kosher salt Black pepper
1½ cups vodka sauce*
4 tbsp. breadcrumbs
1 tbsp. melted butter
1. Preheat oven to 400. Pound chicken to ¼-in. thickness. Season with salt and pepper. Place 1 slice of ham and cheese on each breast. Roll up as for a jelly roll. Secure with a bamboo skewer or tie with string.
2. Whisk together olive oil, red pepper flakes, rosemary, wine, salt, pepper and vodka sauce. Pour into a 13×9-in. baking dish. Top with chicken. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs mixed with melted butter. Cover with parchment paper and aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil; continue to cook 20 more minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
*Learn about his new sauce line at wolfgangpuck.com
The king of chocolate offers a winter treat that’s ‘a romantic twist on a classic drink’
FLAVORED HOT CHOCOLATE
1 cup 2 percent milk
3 tbsp. heavy cream
2 oz. bittersweet chocolate
2-3 tbsp. freeze-dried strawberries or 1 finely diced large fresh strawberry
1. Bring milk to a low boil in a small saucepan.
2. Stir in cream and chocolate, and bring to a boil again, stirring until chocolate is fully melted.
3. Stir in strawberries.
4. Pour into a mug.
The HGTV designer picks her favorite statement utensils that will stand out ‘like jewelry for the table’
This silver setting is “proof that great design doesn’t need to cost a fortune,” says Myles. Luna Flatware, $5.16 for four; worldmarket.com
“Modern, vibrant and made of resin—these have real edge,” she says. Zlin Cutlery, $14 for a four-piece setting; yliving.com
Black utensils “push the envelope and have a high-end look.” Almoco Flatware, $60 for a five-piece setting; dwr.com
“I’m a fan of design with a sense of humor,” she says. Gone Fishin’ Flatware, $60 for a five-piece setting; bambeco.com
RUSTIC AND MODERN
“These are impeccable,” says Myles. “Wood handles often seem rustic, but these are slim and pretty.” Sushi Queen Flatware, $24 per setting; anthropologie.com
Bright flatware stands out best when everything else on the table is white, says Myles. Picnic Flatware, $34 for a 20-piece set; westelm.com
“The elegantly curved handles and truly round spoons set these apart,” says Myles. Dansk Rondure Flatware, $58 per setting; allmodern.com